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Our Week In The Web: May 30, 2015

In this picture taken from a cell phone video, hotel employees hold a blanket to hide the identity of a person led out of a side entrance of the Baur au Lac hotel to a waiting car in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP)
In this picture taken from a cell phone video, hotel employees hold a blanket to hide the identity of a person led out of a side entrance of the Baur au Lac hotel to a waiting car in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP)
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We did it again. We changed topics at the very last minute. (In case you've missed previous consideration of this very concern, there seems to be a lot of anger and confusion out there about our promo text and forward-looking on-air discussion of coming shows, when said shows suddenly become something different the day of a broadcast). But when news as stunning as this Wednesday's early-morning FIFA arrests breaks, we can't help but jump on the story. And we did, and we moved our originally scheduled hour at that time to the next day. And you know what? Nobody said anything. What gives? We imagine that you, like our staff, were pretty intrigued by the remarkable FIFA story, but the conspiracy theories peddled in our comment section the last time this happened (thanks to a delayed flight, naturally) didn't pop up this time. This helps us figure how to handle these changes in the future, but we'll be honest here: you people are confusing. (Feel like sharing your thoughts on this matter? Let us know in the comments below, or on Facebook, Tumblr and @OnPointRadio.)

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (May 22, 2015 — May 30, 2015)

1. Week In The News: ISIS, Airbags, Goodbye Letterman (May 22, 2015)

2. What Free Speech Really Means (May 26, 2015)

3. Why Everybody Lies (Yes, Even You) (May 27, 2015)

4. Swiss FIFA Arrests Shake Up Global Soccer (May 27, 2015)

5. Pitch Perfect Plus (May 22, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"John Nash had a one-line recommendation to Princeton: 'This man is a genius.'" — Sylvia Nasar

"If you call a 12 year-old playing in a public place worthy of being killed, then I should be killed, too." — Rev. Dr. RV Vernon

"Military coups do not build democracies." — Emad Shahin

"We're getting to kind of like density, even here in Texas!" — Mimi Swartz

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"The world has lost TWO beautiful minds. Aliciia Nash was highly intelligent, well educated and held her own in a world dominated by men." (counterpoint24)

"Sounds like Chipotle needs a celeburrito called The Ashbrook"(@EvanMcSan)

"Tom is our chosen Leader. All hail Tom Ashbrook!" (James Scott)

"After all the scandal blows over can we hope for an Antarctic venue after Qatar?" (@Jimk997)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

This delightful little bit of FIFA Arrest Photoshop Humor. (Twitter / @silviakillings)

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